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before becoming a san francisco pilot in 2005. in 2010 his license was put on hold by the booed of pilot commissioners when federal regulators deny add request for a medical waiver the we do not know what the medical condition was but sources say the situation must have been resolved to have been working as a bar pilot yesterday. abc7 was the first to report the ship collision shortly after it happened. follow us at abc7 news bay area on abc7news.com with a slide show with pictures of the damaged ship and the coast guard news conference. >> the san francisco man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire is in custody this morning. the san francisco police and marshals arrested 22-year-old dexter oliver last night after getting a tip he was staying at an oakland hotel. he is in san francisco county jail facing charges of attempted murder and arson. the victim, 25-year-old starr lamare, remains in critical condition with severe burns. the two got in an argument on sunday. her sister said he came home, poured gasoline in a bottle and went back to the laundromat and he doused her and set her
the stub end of 280 in san francisco. mayor ed lee is talking about it with hopes of creating a new neighborhood and speeding up the arrival of high-speed rail service downtown. the idea is to knock down i-280 before 16th street - eliminating the ramps both at sixth and brannan streets and at fourth and king streets. it would be replaced by a street-level boulevard. the plan also calls for clearing out the adjacent rail yard to make way for a high-speed rail line. >> if you drive a toyota prius or a honda civic hybrid, there are still *thousands of green carpool stickers available. the stickers allow drivers to legally drive solo in california diamond lanes. just over nine-thousand green decals have been issued, which is well below the cap of 40-thousand. the carpool sticker program will end january 1, 2015, and its unclear whether it will be extended. while future exploratorium field trips will take place at the museum's new home at pier 15 in san francisco, one group of students will take over the recently vacated space in the palace of fine arts for an entire school year. the to
>> ama: san francisco police are looking for a man who is accused of setting a woman on fire. that happened just after noon in the bayview district. sergio quintana has been following the story and joins us live with what happened. reporter: witnesses who saw what happened describe a gruesome attack. they say a man lit a woman on fire a half block down the street. she then ran about another block that way, trying to get home for help. >> a smoldering sweater in the middle of the street is what 25-year-old star lamar was wearing when her family says her boyfriend, 22-year-old detects ter oliver, doused her with gasoline and then lit her on fire. he sister says she is in critical condition at st. francis hospital. >> they had dead skin, and auntie hasn't win to see her yet. they said she's doing fine. >> according to the family, the couple began yelling at each other at the laundromat down the street. at one point the argument go so heated he allegedly ran home to get some gasoline, then ran back towards the laundromat. >> i saw him pour gasoline some a bottle, and he left. i d
joins us from san francisco with the new lead in the kevin collins case. good morning, tara. >> reporter: the last person that kevin collins was seen talking to was a tall blond man with a black dog and a person matching that description was a person of interest in the case. used to live at this home here. he has since died. investigators revisiting the case realized that cadaver dogs were never used during the search of a home. san francisco police and fbi agents spent 12 hours out here. they did detect remains under the garage door. this is just blocks from where ten-year-old kevin collins was last seen waiting for a bus after school at masonic and oak back in 1984. >> we were able to pull up the concrete and discovered there were bones located underneath the concrete. medical examiners did respond on scene. they did a preliminary investigation of the bones and they believe it to be animal origin. not human origin. >> reporter: we want to emphasize the people that live in the duplex are not suspects. the man that was a person of interest was questioned after kevin vanished. he had an a
. one person was shot and killed, another was taken to san francisco general hospital and is expected to survive. police right now are searching for the fun man who witnesses say was wearing all black. it happened saturday evening and gary jones was driving when somebody fired shots into his car. he was shot at least once and he died later at local hospital. police say that gunman escaped in a silver or white vehicle. >>> well, the san francisco 49ers are headed to the super bowl just in case you didn't hear after a thrilling victory over the atlanta falcons and janine de la vega says the falcons came back home last night. good morning jeanine. >> reporter: that's right, they are here at the training facility and you can bet the team will be here practicing for the next couple of weeks. ktvu channel 2 morning news was there as the team's plane touched down at 11:15 and people were cheering as the players and fans walked off the plane. they made their way to the headquarters in santa clara and they won the game against the atlanta falcons and they had a rough start in the first half an
. >>> a group of roommates in san francisco were the victimles of a robbery this -- victims of a robbery this morning. five men broke into had apartment and held the victims at gun point. the victims said the robbers kept asking for 50 pounds of marijuana they can -- they believed were in the apartment. >> they were looking for something big. >> 15 minutes later they took off with cell phones, electronics, wallets and cash. >>> fight between a father and son left them in the hospital. it happened early this morning. police say the father called 911 around 2:30 a.m. saying he had been stabbed 4 times. officers found his son suffering from trauma to his head. both men were taken to the hospital and are expected to survive. >>> father is making a plea tonight to help find his missing daughter. she disappeared in south lake tahoe. ktvu's ken pritchett is live near south lake tahoe with the search that is underway. ken? >> we told you about a press briefing where we learned new information. one, a cell phone signal had been detected, one they didn't know about from alyssa byrne's cell phone.
. here's looking out toward the bay bridge, san francisco and the low clouds in the distance. we've seen some sprinkles during the morning hours. temperatures right now in the 40s and live doppler 7hd tracking the storm over the last few hours, starting to exit the bay area, moving southeast. but during the morning hours we will still get a chance of sprinkles. looking pretty dry right now for the most part. just some cloud cover in the north bay. let's head to the east bay where we are getting light returns and light rain through parts of emeryville right now. i-5 and 580 is where we are getting some light rain. south bay we are starting to see some rain move down toward gilroy. there was some rain earlier in san jose but that's starting to clear up, as well. look for some light rain, as well, over 152. now we will start to see some breaks this afternoon, but rain is in the forecast again this week. i'll let you know when with the accuweather seven-day forecast coming up. carolyn. >> thank you, frances. the national hockey league lockout is coming to an end after 113 long days. negotiat
on -- visuals projected on to the surface of a frozen lake. >>> new year's eve in san francisco could be bigger than last year. ktvu's john fowler is live in san francisco where people are heading out. >> reporter: as the sun is going down it is getting chilly here. this is the embarcadero. barricades up, people starting to mingle and gather here. this is a prime viewing area here south of the ferry building. >> it will be good. yeah. we came out here last year, it was nice. >> reporter: traffic enforcement began towing away cars an hour ago. there is no stopping here. these folks should have a great view. at the discovery center we found a family, friendly noon year's eve party. 2100 parents and kids. >> great opportunity for the kids to celebrate new year's eve. >> we can't, we are too tired. >> three, two, one. [ cheers and applause ] >> happy new year. >> reporter: we got a preview, hundreds of rockets on this barge anchored in the bay. >> fires every shell at the moment it is supposed to go off in the show. >> reporter: at midnight a 15 minutes of fire and lights. this is last year. last y
it is astonishing, the san francisco chronicle is reporting that the city's overtime payment went $18 million over budget for the 2011-2012 fiscal year of 25 top overtime earners who work for the city, 22 worked for muni. ten supervisors made more than $100,000 in overtime. bringing their pay to more than $200,000 for the year so they worked 80 hour work weeks every single week of the year. we have a breakdown of the pay for a mechanic whose base salary was $106,000. he put in for 1,954 hours of over time. an average person worked 2,000 a year so the mechanic got paid for work 4,000 hours in one year. at $83.85 an hour he made $163,842 in overtime. with add-ons he made more than $293,000 for the year. this happened during the first year of lee's mayor, and san francisco police and fire departments overpaid in overtime and those departments along with muni spent $154 million for that fiscal year in overtime. >> thank you. oakland officials will make a major announcement declaring a local state of emergency to seek outside help over a wave of violence with a recent attack involving a drive-by shooti
traffic. kristen and eric? >> thank you. happening now a san francisco woman is in critical condition with burns to her face after family members say her boyfriend doused her with gasoline and set her on fire. police are searching for the boyfriend, 22-year-old dexter oliver. they were at a laundromat and got in a heated argument. the victim's sister say he came home, poured gasoline in a bottle and headed back to the laundromat. amy will have an update from the hospital in 30 minutes. >> two suspects in the murder of two teen girls in oakland are due in court. the 18-year-old powell faces two counts of murder and possibly the death penalty. and another is charged with accessory. the victims were best friend. the 15-year-old and 16-year-old were found shot several times in east oakland in november. witnesses say there was an argument before the deadly shooting. >> a 16-year-old girl injured in a shooting near a high school at millbrae and san bruno border was shot in the stomach and leg across the street from the high school. it happened at 10:30 on saturday night. police did not say
is showing no delays and it is a "spare the air" day. >> the san francisco man accused of doubting his girlfriend on gasoline and setting her on fire is behind bars. amy joins us live with how police took the man into custody. amy? >> kristen, the relatives of the victim can focus their attention on her and her recovery here at st. francis. before he was caught the victim's relatives told me they were feeling very anxious about dexter oliver being on the run trying to help police give them any tips and stay in touch with the investigators. they were worried about their safety. now they can feel relief. police found him last night in oakland at 9:00 in a hotel. officers say he surrendered peacefully. he is accused of setting his girlfriend on fire. the 25-year-old starr lamare, she has three small children, was dating oliver. her smoldering sweater was lying in street after she ripped it off. this is an image that was so disturbing for the witnesses. they say it was horrible to watch her run and scream and trying to get sweater off. this happened sunday afternoon. witnesses say the coup
into the 60s. 65 in redwood city and 63 degrees in san francisco. we could have rain coming our way. let's check out the roads. >>> and still watching a couple problems on the road including this traffic alert still indicate on northbound 880 by washington. one lane is blocked. has been blocked for nearly an hour now where they had that traffic alert. so again, just minor slowing because it is a high school uh- huh day. there's not as much traffic on the roadway. -- because it is a holiday. there's not as much traffic on the roadway. and we have a power outage, on school road toward alpine road. we don't know if there's any power outages in the area. just a heads up. mass transit, b.a.r.t. on a typical holiday schedule. everything is on time. b.a.r.t. and muni ferries and ac transit buses on time. and a look at the south bay from san jose. 101 from the mckee exit, and still moving at the limit from san jose and santa clara. and here's a look at the nimitz, 880 near the oakland coliseum. and past washington, everything improves toward oakland and the
to recognize the two men in that video will call san francisco police, or the u.s. postal inspector's office so they can make an arrest. reporting live, sergio quintana. >> ama: a 25-year-old marin city man has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman in her san francisco apartment. he was taken into custody last night. he forced his way into the victim's' as she was going in. officers believe during a subsequent robbery jones raped the woman. jones was found hide neglect backyard of the home. >> an oakland official says the city has lost control of the streets and believes its time to declare a state of emergency. those words from vice mayor larry reed in the wake of a bloody period on friday. four people were killed, including a teenage boy. police say the shootings are a result of gang shootings. the declaration would give the city funds from the state. >>> police were busy during last night's 49ers playoff game against the packers. 92 people were rejected from the game, another 25 were arrested for public back indication. ofs also arrested two other people on suspicion of a
. we're taking a live look outside. this is our freeway camera in downtown san francisco. more cars on the road. allow yourself a little bit of extra time if you're headed out to work this morning. as we take a look at those numbers, it is another cold start. mid-30s out the door in santa rosa. it looks like vallejo, you're waking up or staying up to low 40s. a split decision, 30s by the dark purple. this is where we'll be in the 30s. afternoon highs, two colors, light blue and again that purple. i looks like it's a split decision. as we break down those numbers for you, a pretty similar conditions compared to yesterday. 53 in san jose. to the east bay we go. we'll see mostly sunny conditions. pittsburgh, we climb into the upper 40s. as we head to the north bay, a dry day ahead of us for the first day of 2013. upper 40s in dalely city, overall mild, tranquil, quiet conditions here in the weather department. look forward to pretty cold mornings. in fact, a freeze warning is in effect headed into wednesday. as we look ahead, however, we do have the chance of showers, saturday probably
home invasion in san francisco's richmond district. they broke into 40th avenue before 3 a.m. the students who live there said the suspects dragged them out of bed and one smashed a bedroom door. investigators say the suspects took off with electronics and cash. >>> a peninsula city may declare a state of emergency tonight due to flooding concerns and a weak levee. the san francisquito creek topped the levee last month and flooded a neighborhood east of 101. heavy rain caused it to rise to the third highest water flow since the '30s flooding streets and homes. if the city declares an emergency it could ask the state for millions to help strengthen the levee. >>> we're concerned about the entire rainy season which we have two or three months left. >> it's a project to wind the creek bed already set to start at the end of the summer. >>> hand made signs bearing heartfelt messages greeted sandy hook elementary school students as they went back to school. they are going to school in a nearby town. it's been 20 days since the gunman opened fire in their old school killing 20 chi
news in san francisco where all eyes are on a house in the haight-ashbury tonight. investigators are working on the case of a san francisco boy who went missing nearly 30 years ago. in the last half hour a well placed police source has told us they do not believe bone fragments they found there are human. eric rasmussen is live outside the house. >> reporter: it is. they still have crime scene tape up around the area where they've been searching. to put this in perspective, we are just about a block away from the bus stop where kevin collins was last seen waiting for the bus all of those years ago. his mother says police have confirmed the activity out here involve his case. they still have crime scene tape around the house. investigators have been searching. this afternoon the county sheriffs office confirmed sfpd requested a cadaver dog. we saw some of the concrete. police nor the fbi are saying much of anything. on the phone today collins' mother ann said police did find something that is being sent to a state lab for testing. kevin collins disappeared on february 10, 1984 aft
but the bay area stands to win, too. don is in san francisco with a look at how the 9ers hometown can cash in, don? >> reporter: yes, the town that hosts the sup iser bowl does well but what about the hometowns of the teams in the super bowl? >> they do, too. what is a super bowl worth to the rest of us? economists tried to estimate the value come up with big numbers like $435 million for host city, new orleans, another one claims people in the hometown of the super bowl contender like san francisco get an income boost of $120 a year in personal income, why? because we feel better about ourselvess? >> it is good for the economy. absolutely it is good for the economy. you know, this is a relationship between mood and spending. when people feel good they tend to spend more. >> they feel good right now. >> they feel really good right now. very excited right now. >> this are are the obvious things that fly off of the shelves here in san francisco like t-shirts and anything that helps folks identify with the 49erss. an estimate that fans nationally will s
of a bay area millionaire. the "san francisco chronicle" is reporting that it could be connected to a notorious east oakland gang. the paper says that recover very kumra was killed -- ravi kumra was killed not long after a prostitute revealed details about his mansion to members of "the money team" one of the gangs oakland police blame for a recent spike in violent crime. at least two of the three accused killers are believed to have ties to that gang. >>> we also learned today a san jose mother's frightening story of a kidnapping attempt was made up. police sprang into action tuesday after a man reported a man tried to grab her 2-year- old daughter out of her arms. police canvassed her neighborhood even released a sketch of a suspect. today the mother came clean and admitted she made it up. police are not saying why she did that. but she could face charges. >>> they say that they are living and they are fed up with living in these deplorable conditions so today some tenants tried to turn the tables on their landlord. they say he has ignored the
commute, as you move into san francisco it is light. headed south on 101 from santa rosa it is looking good. and slowing from the central valley but it picks up through livermore and the san mateo bridge, westbound 92 from hayward to san mateo under 15 minutes. kristen and katie? >> in the last hour work crews on the bay bridge ended a long night to continue the installation of 25,000 l.e.d. lights. amy will tell us, this is all for a new art project live from the embarcardero. amy? >> all in the name of art. they let us join them up there. look at the access we were given on this first overnight shift of the installlation. the plan is to have 25,000 l.e.d. lights grace the western span of the bridge. they will flicker, dim, brighten and have pretty patterns for two years. the artist says he is also assessing and creating while he installs. >> we are 40 percent of the way there in terms of installation and soon we will be able to turn on lights and seeing what they can do. it is something i can not jut create in the studio in new york and send the file down. i have to sit here, be with
night. breaking into her san francisco home. assaulting and attempting to rape her. police say 25-year-old jovan jones was eventually tracked down. but as kron four's philippe djegal reports. that may not have happened so quickly if not for a good samaratan getting involved. >> reporter: this is where the san francisco police department says. a 26-year-old woman was assaulted saturday night. alta street. a small road on telegraph hill with no outlets. at night. the woman was entering her home. when 25-year-old jovan jones of marin city snuck up on her. forced his way into the home and threw the woman to the floor. police say he demanded money and some her stuff. then, threatened to kill her and assaulted her. police say someone outside of the home saw what was happening. and called 9-11. when police arrived. investigators say jones jumped off the balcony and ran off. less than an hour and a half later. with help of a california highway patrol helicopter. police tracked jones down a few blocks away from the victim's home on green street. jones was booked into san francisco county jail o
-c. where the country is celebrating the inauguration of president barrack obama. here in san francisco. gamany items there are several evenings fall of celebrations. gay rights advocates are also celebrating. in his inaugural address, the gay community heard words never before spoken by >> "our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law for if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well." >> pam: the president spoke those words with the entire u=s supreme court seated just a few feet away. those same justices are due to rule on california's voter= approved ban on same sex marriage. supporters of gay marriage tell kron four, they have new optimism. >> "proposition 8 is about to go to the supreme court. they rely heavily on public sentiment. and this is our president bringing us into the fold, saying these people matter in a "we, the people" situation: in our country, our relationships matter. so for me it's important that he talks about that before we make it to the supreme co
is donating proceeds from the show to stow and his family. >>> san francisco's district attorney has announced 49ers wide receiver michael crabtree will not face sexual assault charges. the accusations against crabtree stemmed from an encounter with a woman at a hotel nearly two weeks ago after the team's win over green bay. the d. a. determined there was not enough evidence to prosecute. the 49ers issued a statement saying michael and the team can now move this behind us and move forward. >>> berkeley police warn against a coach that plays on people's good nature and they steal their cell phones. here's how it works. someone comes up to you and asks you to use your cell phone because a family member is sick. once you hand it over they take off either on foot or in the car. >>> japan's airways has cancelled all flights between san jose and tokyo through mid-february because of the ongoing problems with boeing's 787 dreamliner. the first flight was captured on video earlier this month. regulate doors between japan and the u.s. grounded the new jumbo jets after a series of problems, including fi
between the 49-ers and the atlanta san francisco police are it is said to have taken place at a san francisco hotel early sunday morning. crabtree is cooperating in the investigation. and has not been detained nor arrested. available for further questioning. and is expected to play tomorrow. statement on the incident which says. quote - >> "we are aware of the allegation against michael. and understand that he has fully cooperated with authorities. the 49ers take such matters very seriously. comment at this time. as the legal process is ongoing. comment should be directed to michael's attorney." gary radnich will have more on the 49ers. ahead in sports. >> authorities in the east bay searching for a teenage girl who may have run off with with an older man. 13-year- old delicia moreno. pictured on your screen. was last seen thursday leaving for school in hayward, but she never showed up for class. kron 4's dan kerman reports on how her friends and family are spreading the word about her disppearance. >> the was no indication that she had any plans on leaving or running away. >> famil
2 news. >>> san francisco police are searching for the person behind a over night shooting around 1:00 a.m. the victim was identified by family members. he was walking home when someone started shooting. the family is questions why they were targeted. >> if someone witnessed the person that shot and killed my son that they would come forward. >> the other victim was rushed to san francisco general hospital with several gun shot wounds. he is expected to survive. this is san francisco's third homicide of the year. >>> bart officials are stepping up security after a man was killed and a woman was injured on saturday afternoon. boilings are meeting tomorrow -- bart officials are meeting tomorrow to discuss what happened and ways to increase safety and security at the station. police will likely put more officers on patrol and install better lighting. >>> police in georgia are searching for a 49er fan who stabbed a falcon's fan in the throat yesterday in atlanta. the 35-year-old fan is expected to survive his injuries. after the championship game the victim got into a fight with a man a
miles away here in san francisco but felt they were part of the team that made it to the super bowl. the jam-packed boardroom niners bar, north beach, erupted when the clock hit zero. maybe it's team pride or the alcohol talking but here come the bold predictions. >> niners are starting a new regime. starting in 2013. we're going to win five super bowls in the next six years. that's all i'm saying. >> renee zeller of suitesserland was impressed. >> great, awesome, never seen that before. good look at soccer in europe, but this kind of soccer football is much better. reporter: they were out the door at the final bar, and little did they know there was an enemy in their midst. >> i have to be honest, i want the falcons to win. they're ahead 17 right now. >> don't say that too loudly. >> yeah, yeah, you don't blast it out. >> didn't look good for the niners early on and some fans had more than team spirit on the line. >> 49ers by four or more points. i have $500 on the four-point spread. >> up at tahoe? >> it's an online bet. >> yeah. so it's really a tough. >> so if my math is correct
is steps away from where kevin collins disappeared in 1984. >> reporter: san francisco police are expected to release the name and the photo of the man who used to live in this house on masonic. he is longer alive but was a person of interest in the kevin collins. he was questioned after kevin vanished. he had an allah lib by -- alabi. the medical examiner believes the remains that they did found here are that of an animal. the last person kevin collins was talking to was a tall blond man with a big dog -- big dog. the man described like that used to live here. the dogs were never used in the initial search. so that's they came back. >> i just hope there's closure for the family members. very sad story. >> reporter: neighbors we talk to say the school kevin attended st. agnes never recovered after the disappearance, closing a few years later. >> right after that, st. agnes started to pull some of their children out of the school. >> it's concerning. >> reporter: this morning, neighbors are really just amazed that this case has resurfaced. kevin's mother says she feels numb and doesn't know
through that today as much as 9 degrees above average in santa rosa, 63 in san francisco and 66 degrees and sunny in san jose. more on your weather coming up. right now let's check on the roads with elizabeth. >> we have been following a big rig accidents for three hours northbound 101 coming into sunnyvale. traffic, if chopper 5 can zoom back, is stacked up into santa clara. the backups continue to grow. two lanes are blocked, blocked since about 2:50 a.m. that's when that accident first was reported. the problem is, there was some damage to the guardrail. 30 gallons of fuel spilled right there approaching that fair oaks avenue exit. wood debris all over. so there's a lot of clean-up going on. no major injuries but again that is what it looks like if you are behind this mess on 101 so don't get caught in this. use 280 free and clear right now. highway 85. also caltrain another great option and so far everything is rolling along all trains on time. let get a quick look at the bay bridge toll plaza. no metering lights yet. this is just your usual pa
, also, was assaulted in the attack. >> san francisco police investigators hope surveillance video they made public will lead them to the man would brutally killed a dog during a street robbery. the video shows the man running from the scene of a throwing the dog into traffic on the street. the man grabbed her shirt and tried to take money from her pocket and became angry when the dog started barking in the car. posters have gob -- gone up with the picture. there is a reward. >> groups fighting a law banning a law of shark fin are trying to appeal the ruling, after the judge rejected that this discriminates against chinese americans. shark fin soup is a delicacy in many chinese restaurants in california and restaurant owners say they stand to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars. the law supporters say it will stop fishermen from cutting fins and then throwing the sharks in the ocean to die. >> homeowner is in a tent in the front yard in a legal battle with the city. the city has tagged the house after remodeling work has been done for 10 years. the officials say the house dangero
lanes for the southbound commute, as you move into san francisco it is light. headed south on 101 from santa rosa it is looking good. and slowing from the central valley but it picks up through livermore and the san mateo bridge, westbound 92 from hayward to san mateo under 15 minutes. kristen and katie? >> in the last hour work crews on the bay bridge ended a long night to continue the installation of 25,000 l.e.d. lights. amy will tell us, this is all for a new art project live from the embarcardero. amy? >> all in the name of art. they let us join them up there. look at the access we were given on this first overnight shift of the installlation. the plan is to have 25,000 l.e.d. lights grace the western span of the bridge. they will flicker, dim, brighten and have pretty patterns for two years. the artist says he is also assessing and creating while he installs. >> we are 40 percent of the way there in terms of installation and soon we will be able to turn on lights and seeing what they can do. it is something i can not jut create in the studio in new york and send the file down. i
suffers from a mental illness. >>> tens of thousands of partiers are streaming into san francisco, ready to ring in the new year. elissa harrington is at the embarcadero with a behind-the- scenes look at the biggest party in town. >> reporter: well, it is a clear night, perfect for that fireworks show that starts right at the stroke of midnight. >> woo! >> reporter: wild wigs, whacky glasses, champagne. it's new year's eve with thousands ringing in 2013 in san francisco on this clear and chilly night. >> pretty cold. it keeps my ears warm. >> it was sawsome. hey, if the giants got a world series again -- i'm a huge giants fan. >> reporter: crowds stake out the embarcadero every year for one main thing. the fireworks. jeff thomas with pyrospectacular shows us some last-minute preparations. they're in charge of new year's eve, also the 4th of july and the golden gate bridge anniversary show, behind the magic of about 5,000 works and effects. a crew of 20 and lots of preparation. >> there's months of design that we do, actually working on the computer, designing how we want, when we want th
money f you'd like to contribute to the program, which includes4qsrz guns coming from san francisco, and contra costa county and marin county, you can find the information on our web site, abc 7 news.com. just look under see it on tv. we've got a link to it. and goitsing to take about 30 days for them to raise cash. but next monday, martin luther king birthday, they're going to have another buy back program and will be handing out vouchers instead of cash but hoping for another big turnout. >> thank you very much. san francisco is moving closer to enacting a tough gun control measure. the supervisor introduced legislation making it illegal for residents to possess ultradeadly hollow point bullets. which pose a hazard to law enforcement. the bill would require stores to notify police if someone buys large amounts of ammunition. >> purchases 500 rounds or more, or frequency of purchases we'd like there to be a data base for that. then, we want to ban the more lethal ammunition there. is no place for it on the streets. >> a lot of year, san francisco defend a local law requiring safe s
. downtown san francisco 42 degrees. yesterday we showed you this map, 20s out there, scooted out to the east. coolest locations in the 20s. lots of 30s and 40s. especially towards san francisco and near the coast line. into had afternoon hours, most areas back up into the 50s. nice recovery. look at the green, that links up with the 60s. warmest locations will approach the 60-degree mark tomorrow afternoon. another thing we will be watching into the weekend will be this, the rain making a come back. here we go. model into friday morning, 10:00. saturday we thicken up the clouds and there we go with the rain off shore. a change in the weekend forecast. coming up we will break the rain chances and the timing of the heaviest rain that could be pushing back in. >> thank you. >>> google scored a partial victory when they found the company did not violate laws. there was no evidence they unfairly favors their own services. but they find google misused pattens on cell phone technology. google agreed to license the technology to the rivals. >> these essential pattens are the cornerstone of the syste
dreams is now deliciously real. >>> we are live in san francisco where investigators dig up a basement in a home looking for clues in the case of a missing boy. we will tell you why they focused on a home in the hate ashbury district. >>> alarming wake up call. what was found on the front door of a south bay home hours ago. >>> see those folks there? see what they are doing? they are taking tolls. that will not happen much longer. those days are coming to an end. we'll tell you what will happen instead. >>> plus what the mayor of san francisco plans to do on super bowl sunday. ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us on this wednesday morning january 30th i'm pam cook. >> and good morning, i'm dave clark. mark tamayo is in for steve. >> you just said january 30th. already one month is almost down. we could be tracking the storms this time of year but not for today. the dry weather pattern will continue over the next few days. this morning you definitely want to bundle up. mid 30s and 40s. there is the eventual temperature range. coming up we will take a l
and oakland. 52 in san francisco. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows really cold mornings ahead of us. we will be clear no wet weather in the forecast. temperatures will be a bit warmer as we transition into the weekend. we are talking 60s here around the bay area. >> and good looking forecast for the next string of days. as returning to the traffic center not monitoring any hot spots. here's a live look at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. a handful of cars making the trip into san francisco. >> an hour to send whatever is no problems accidents. the drive time is 12 minutes from into end. >> south bound 10 on the golden gate bridge is looking good for those of you coming out of marin county. james. >> thank you erica we will begin our newscast out of the east bay where five people are recovering after being shot in oakland. the incident happened shortly before 8:00 last night. >> we're told all five victims are stable condition. >> police said the suspect left the scene and a car still on the loose this morning. >> of marin county man is in custody after police s
incidents took place. >>> thousands are expected to rally today in san francisco to mark the 40th anniversary of the supreme court decision, legalizing abortion. organizers say that the pro- life event will begin with a mass at st. mary's cathedral, followed by a rally at the civic center plaza. protesters will then walk down market street to justin herman plaza starting at 1:30 this afternoon. they expected it to be the largest pro-life event on the west coast. >>> more than two dozen women rights groups are planning the counterprotest to the pro life rally. several san francisco supervisors and the birth control advocates planned to attend the pro choice rally today. fluke made headlines last year when they called her a prostitute after testifying before congress about the need for access to birth control. a rally will include a flash mob performed by members of dance without borders. >>> the san francisco 49ers wide receiver michael crabtree can turn all his attention back to the super bowl now that it appears assault charges will not be filed against him. a woman had claimed t
>> reporter: crews on the scene of a crash in san francisco trying to get power back on in this neighborhood. we'll tell you what led up to the crash and the big step pg&e just took to get the lights on. >>> a marijuana club damaged by an overnight fire. why investigators are suspicious about how it started. >> reporter: we're live in petaluma where the community is coming together to help try to find a missing teen. we'll also tell you the latest clues in the investigation. >>> new unemployment numbers just came out this morning. did the threat of falling off the fiscal cliff put employers -- have employers not to start hiring? >>> good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's friday, january 4th. >>> right now, pg&e is still working to restore power to dozens of customers in san francisco. they lost power after a driver fleeing from police crashed into a power pole in a caltrain parking lot. ktvu's claudine wong has been at the scene since 4:30 this morning and has more. they are making some progress? >> reporter: yes, tori. since we last economicked in w
's five degrees above normal and 62 degrees in san francisco. i think that weather is going to hold through the weekend. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> thanks, lawrence. and outside right now, this is our problem spot. it's in san mateo county. if you are traveling southbound 280 right around vista point or a little past highway 92, there's an accident involving several deer. they were maybe doing a traffic break in the area. they are working to clear it now. so southbound 280 may be a little slow once you get past 92 through san mateo county. here's a live look outside. 880 the nimitz. looks great. they should have wrapped up some overnight roadwork in lanes. northbound 880 between 66 and the maze, golden gate bridge never was a problem so far this morning. dumbarton bridge roadwork on eastbound 84 has been picked up now that it's past 6:00. mass transit all on time. and a quick live look at the bay bridge, where things look different this morning than at this time yesterday. no metering lights, and the delays are very minimal. so yo
the largest light sculpture. our reporter is live in san francisco with a look at the first segment of the project. >> a lot of you watching this are just starting the day. they are up there wrapping their day up working all night, installing the first of 25,000 l.e.d. lights with upclose access to their work overnight. look at this. the team on the project says it will be the largest light sculpture. it will be almost two miles wide and 500' high honoring the 75th anniversary of the bridge. a lot of thought has gone into the details. >> intelligent lighting. each can be controlled individually with a lost accuracy. that is what is unique. that involves a big network and data and things that most people do not want to be aware of. >> the land is to finish the construction in february and you will see the finished product on the western span of the year. it will be here for two years and they were flip the switch march 5, two months from tomorrow. >> amy, thank you. friends and family of a missing 19-year-old petaluma girl resume their search in lake tahoe area after last being seen
this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 7 starts now. >> new reaction to san francisco forty-niners quarterback chris culliver falling the some anti-gay, it's what he said in reaction to his remarks coming up. >>. >> it is good news bad news for the hot spot. the bad news is traffic is backed up on one to 1 northbound to san jose. >> the good news is there are moments away from reopening the two right hand lanes at the lawrence expressway or they have been shut down since the 3:00 a.m. hour and for the morning commute. >> for a while they had three accident lines shut down. a big rig and slammed into a guard rail and not debris along the road way. the cleanup operations are just about wrapped of. they have removed our photographer and michael bolton from the scene. >>--michael pelton. >> i will have another completes traffic check coming up. erica. >> good morning george. taking it over to satellite radar we are enjoying clear skies. we are a dry around the bay area. that will remain the case for the next string of days. taking a look at what is on tap heading into the weeken
first year in the san francisco he was great with making 44 of the 52 field goals. so far, not as much and gary radnich will have more coming up with a possible replacement for david acres. that is coming up. >> catherine: he's arguably the most vocal member of the san francisco giants. now - sergio romo is being accused of being a little 'too' vocal with airport security workers in las vegas. the relief pitcher is in trouble after an outburst in the security line. kron 4's j.r. stone is following the story and joins us with more. >> reporter: catherine, you and i both know that sergio romo is one of the most colorful players on the san francisco giants. during the world series parade he wore a shirt that said, i just look illegal, an image that went viral. las vegas police say on new year's day between 8:30 and 9 there was an outburst between a tsa agent and romo. tsa officials tell me romo was unable to provide identification required of travelers. this is a picture posted on new year's eve showing sergio romo at a nightclub in vegas called haze. in the photo you'll see that he's alo
spending could hurt southern california. in san francisco, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> new at 6:00 p.m., police investigators were spending new year's eve trying to solve that town's first homicide in 40 years. ktvu's robert handa joins us live with significant developments in the case. >> reporter: it hasn't been much of a holiday season for police investigators. there are four suspects in custody and detectives are still working the case today. >> reporter: new year's eve was another day of investigation for the police department as detectives searched for evidence in the death of a man killed november 30 during a possible home invasion. today police had the company that installed the gate security company checking for clues. >> will give a time stamp of the last 100 commands. we are trying to get a time stamp of who entered and when. >> reporter: a man was arrested saturday, and another man on december 27 in oakland and the day before that another man was arrested while already in custody for a burglary charge. another man was the first suspect arrested december 18. police st
>>> why the cases may be connected. >> reporter: san francisco's pharmacy was hit first about 1:45 yesterday afternoon. two robbers in their 20s wearing hooded sweatshirts and scarves came in and used a gun to order the pharmacist to the floor. he told us the two ignored the cash register and stole prescription blood pressure and nausea medications. a second robbery yielded a bigger haul. >> similar style. they both involved firearms. same number of suspects. we're looking into the possibility they might be related. >> reporter: at golden gate pharmacy a pharmacist told the suspects you're joking when they burst in and forced a customer to the floor. think the demanded oxycontin, oxycodone and percocet. they instead grabbed whatever they could. including quantitities of prescription medications. >> whenever we have two armed robberies in one day it's a big deal. >> reporter: both pharmacies have surveillance video of the suspects. no one was injured though police say it's part of a troubling trend. >> we had one last month. there was one in south city. we're working hard to see
. this is a far cry from what san francisco mayor ed lee was talking about just a couple of days ago when he was thinking it might be best to limit serving up bar and alcohol on super bowl sunday. lee of course trying to prevent a repeat of the type of vandalism after the giants won the world series. not a ban, but an idea to serve responsibly. patrons said it really doesn't make sense to have this, and unfortunately, when it comes to vandalism, people use booze as an excuse. this quest for six, it might be a tough sell to limit the party. >> well, i think it's crazy. you can't make -- without partying in san francisco. we party for everything. just heard this is for one thing, for another thing, just cause more problems. >> a certain segment of people who are just kind of idiots! and they would do it any way. >> yeah, it doesn't matter. >> now, the city is also looking at different plans including the police approach. from what they learned after the world series, muni is also reviewing its plan, too, after a bus was vandalized following the world series. the spokesperson says they've got t
will hopefully lead them to the perpetrators in this case. live in san francisco, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> thank you. family and friends are looking for a petaluma woman this morning after she went missing at a south lake tahoe dance event. deputies are searching for this woman, 19-year-old elissa burn. they said she was last seen at the rising casino at south shore on new year's eve. she was attending the snow globe music festival there. according to the police, her cell phone was last used just before midnight. >>> prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty or life without parole in a south bay murder case. one suspect had bail set yesterday. ravi kumra was killed in november. three men and a woman are under arrest in the case. authorities are withholding details on the case. the three men are expected back in court again tomorrow. >>> and the city of oakland plans to issue special id cards for people without legal immigration status. yesterday, mayor jean quan showed off an example of the card, which is also designed to function as a debit card. the city expects to issue 6,000 of
against michael crabtree. san francisco police revealed tonight they are investigating the 25-year-old in connection with an allegation of sexual assault. we get the developing news from ktvu's amber lee. she's live in the city with what we know about the alleged assault and some initial reaction, amber. >> reporter: ken, news that the 49 wide receiver is being investigated for sexual assault comes as a surprise to the 49 fans we spoke to here at momo's tonight. the 25-year-old is having what some would characterize a break out season after being drafted by the 49 in 2009. the alleged assault happened in a san francisco early last sunday just hours after the 4- 9ders played the packers. police did not name the hotel just a short while ago a spokesman for the police department told us investigators interviewed crabtree who had an attorney with him and said the football player was cooperative. >> at this point he has not been detained or arrested. to my knowledge he was on the plane with the rest of the 49ers today in atlanta ready to play the game on sunday. >> reporter: we found th
and julie are off tonight. a shocking allegation against michael crabtree. san francisco police revealed tonight they are investigating the 25-year-old in connection with an allegation of sexual assault. we get the developing news from ktvu's amber lee. she's live in the city with what we know about the alleged assault and some initial reaction, amber. >> reporter: ken, news that the 49 wide receiver is being investigated for sexual assault comes as a surprise to the 49 fans we spoke to here at momo's tonight. the 25-year-old is having what some would characterize a break out season after being drafted by the 49 in 2009. the alleged assault happened in a san francisco early last sunday just hours after the 4- 9ders played the packers. police did not name the hotel just a short while ago a spokesman for the police department told us investigators interviewed crabtree who had an attorney with him and said the football player was cooperative. >> at this point he has not been detained or arrested. to my knowledge he was on the plane with the rest of the 49ers today in atlanta ready to play t
in the castro, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> and new orleans and san francisco i think you've noticed a lot of similarities. there's a lot of differences there, too. but i guess the new orleanians owe a big thank you to the folks in san francisco. >> reporter: this is a really interesting story. i learned a lot about the history of san francisco doing this story. they are still thanking them decades later because some san franciscans came here to new orleans many years ago and helped them save the view. >> reporter: when people around the world think of the vieux carre they think of scenes like this but it almost looks like this. >> we're not talking about a highway. we're talking about an act of barbarism. >> reporter: it would stand 40 feet tall and six lanes wide 3.5 miles of it running between the mississippi river and the city's iconic st. louis cathedral. [ church bells ] >> jackson square, the highway. gone. no access to the river. it's over. >> reporter: and the damage wouldn't end there. >> all you see in front of us, all these trees, all the
a live look from our roof camera looking at downtown san francisco. the building is live up in gold and red. i presume in honor of the 49ers as they move closer to the superbowl. we will have more coverage on that. first let us give update on weather and traffic. good morning erica. >> good morning james a lot of people will be excited about the forecast. temperatures in the south bay near seven degrees.70 degre >> clear conditions in mild weather as we head into the evening hours. >> richmond at 45. upper '30's in napa. into the afternoon looking at upper 60s. napa at 67. santa rosa at 67 also. 66 for san jose and fremont. 63 in san mateo. >> satellite and radar picture shows clear conditions of the bay area. no rain clouds to talk about. the storm track is being guided well to our north. you can thank the offshore winds for keeping temperatures on the warmer side into the afternoon. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights just that. >> similar conditions as we head into friday. amex of clouds for saturday and sunday. not much change starting to work week. tuesday n
this morning in san francisco and a freeze warning is set to kick in at the same time for most of the bay area. we want to check in now with mark tamayo who's keeping a close eye on the cold temperatures. there's no cloud cover tonight, that's the problem. >> no cloud cover. right now we're talking about frost advisories and freeze warnings for the fourth night in a row. that frost advisory in place for san francisco set to begin at 2:00 tomorrow morning to reflect temperatures in the mid- 30s. for a good portion of the bay area we have freeze warnings. look at that temperature range, 18. 18 to 30 degrees first thing tomorrow morning. you can see for all the areas shaded in purple. here is a look at some of the current numbers for the 10:00 hour. san francisco in the mid-40s. oakland at 43 degrees. walnut creek 30 degrees right now. santa rosa 34. we have a bunch of other temperature sensors that deployed across the region and very cold numbers currently 31 degrees. petaluma in the current 30s. pleasanton 34 and in the south bay for san jose, san jose state currently 32. some lower 30s out tow
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